Library Bindery staff are available to answer questions Monday-Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm.
Note that for formatting questions, you should contact the graduate school or check Thesis & Dissertation Guidelines.
Your document will need to be in pdf format. Here are two ways you can convert a Word document to pdf. If you used a different word processor, see your word processor's instructions for converting a file to pdf.
Click the "Submit my dissertation/thesis" link
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Filing with The Copyright Office is less expensive but more work than having ProQuest file for you.